Why you ask?
So many interesting things happened today in history – 23 August. Here are just a few:
23 August 1963 – Beatles release She Loves You.
23 August 2006 – Natascha Kampusch, who had been abducted at the age of 10, managed to escape from her captor Wolfgang Priklopil, after 8 years of captivity.
23 August 1962 – John Lennon married Cynthia Powell at the Mount Pleasant Registry Office in Liverpool. They were divorced on November 8, 1968.